Industrial Relations: Origins and Patterns of National Diversity

Industrial Relations: Origins and Patterns of National Diversity

By: Michael Poole (author)Hardback

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This comparative study of industrial relations provides an analysis of a wide range of phenomena, with a view to uncovering the origins of national diversity. It takes into account the notion of strategic choice, set within a series of constraints of environment, organizational and institutional conditions and power relationships. The book: * Covers a wide range of examples from the UK, USA, France, Germany Italy, Sweden, Eastern Europe, Latin America, India and Japan * Includes a comprehensive analysis of management and employers' associations, labour and trades unions * Examines the role of the state in comparative perspective

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Part 1: The comparative approach1. Introduction2. Comparative frameworksPart 2: The 'actors' in the industrial relations system3. Managers and employers' associations4. Labour and trades unions5. Governments, political parties and the role of the statePart 3: Key themes in comparative industrial relations6. Industrial conflict7. Industrial democracy8. The distribution of economic rewardsPart 4: Conclusions9. Conclusions

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  • publication date: 05/06/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780415313834
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 284
  • ID: 9780415313834
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 041531383X

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